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A synergy creation of a platform, system and tools in SBCC strengthening by provision of support to activities in the region.

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  • MTV Shuga is a multi-channel campaign focusing on positive sexual health messaging for young people ages 16-25. Its 360-degree mass-media behavior change design, including an award winning television series, fuses sexual health messaging with gripping storylines, exploring the issues of sexual relationships between young people against a backdrop…[Read more]


  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 4 hours, 36 minutes ago

    The President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project is successfully working with traditional authorities in Madagascar to mobilize their populations to accept IRS and to intervene in the case of refusal. Read more here: http://www.africairs.net/2017/03/trust-in-tradition/


  • Background

    Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) supports the US President’s Malaria Initiative’s (PMI) goal of significantly reducing deaths from malaria in high burden African countries. Social […]

  • Aanchal Parajuli posted an update in the group Group logo of NepalNepal 6 days, 18 hours ago

    You’re invited to attend an online event on March 23, 2017 on multi-level social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening approaches that engage both the public sector and local SBCC practitioners to improve overall health outcomes.
    It will feature panelists who will showcase programmatic examples of successful SBCC systems…[Read more]

  • Jenna Groman posted an update 1 week, 2 days ago

    The WHO Regional Office for Africa has released their new guidance document, “A Guide to Identifying and Documenting Best Practices in Family Planning Programmes” to facilitate the identification of best practices, documentation of them in summary or detail, and highlight elements of scaling up so that other public health practitioners are able to…[Read more]

  • The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) will hold an event March 23, 2017 on multi-level social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening approaches that engage both the public sector and local SBCC practitioners to improve overall health outcomes. This event is the second in HC3’s three-part series on…[Read more]

  • Bukola Toriola posted an update in the group Group logo of NigeriaNigeria 2 weeks ago

    Health is a human right issue. The Nigerian government ought to address inequality in accessing healthcare by strengthening manpower and infrastructure in the health system (advice to the FG, from the former minister of state for defense and president of Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS) Dr. Roland…[Read more]


  • Bukola Toriola posted an update in the group Group logo of NigeriaNigeria 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    The mNutrition project aims to improve the nutritional status of more than three million people in Africa and South Asia, primarily women and children, by helping them to access nutrition-based agricultural and health information using mobile technology.
    This will be implemented in 14 countries – Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, India, Kenya, M…[Read more]


  • Bukola Toriola posted an update in the group Group logo of NigeriaNigeria 3 weeks ago

    We celebrate International Women”s Day 2017 today, 8th March. The Theme for 2017 celebration is “Be Bold for Change”. Every year, the world inspires women and celebrates their achievements on this day.

    http://healthnewsng.com/international-womens-day-unfpa-set-to-unveil-regional-ambassador-for-maternal-health-in-west-central-africa/International…[Read more]

  • Joseph Matalanga posted an update 3 weeks ago

    It is interesting sometimes seeing how people in Africa make use of malaria nets in all sorts of ways but to protect themselves from the dreaded mosquito bites. Ignorance and lack of knowledge results to people perishing. For instance, malaria nets distributed by the Global Fund have ended up being used for fishing, protecting livestock and to…[Read more]

    • I wonder if all of these alternative uses are due to lack of knowledge, or if there is another reason? For example, are other underlying needs that have not been met? Fishing and protecting livestock are also important to people’s health and livelihoods. Or, have any of these communities received an over supply of nets? I’d love to hear how SBCC…[Read more]

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Joseph Matalanga

Kenya

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